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Financial services is leading sector for FDI

Over the past 12 months the financial services sector has received the highest number of global FDI projects, with 1949.

Robust growth for Latin American aerospace

Aerospace investment projects into  Latin America grew robustly from  2003 to 2009, with last year the best  on record.

Asia-Pacific leads for inbound biotech projects

Asia-Pacific increased its share of the biotech FDI market in 2009, becoming the leading global region for inbound projects, it was revealed at fDi Intelligence’s biotech breakfast briefing held on the sidelines of the BIO 2010 exhibition in Chicago in May.

Mega-projects give cause for optimism

While global FDI flows still struggle to regain momentum in many markets, examples of mega-projects – noteworthy not only for their rarity – nonetheless continue to crop up in fDi Markets’ tracking system.

New year offers little respite for investors

A comparison of Q1 data for 2010 against the same period in 2009 seems to indicate that this year will be a difficult one for FDI, as companies aim to consolidate existing operations (see Restricted ambition).

SWFs unwanted in ‘strategic’ sectors

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are set to invest in the technology, construction, energy and automotive sectors in the next 12 months.

FDI in Lithuania rises 50% to €460m as Estonia's inflows fall by one-third

FDI inflows into Lithuania reached €460m in the first part of 2002. According to a recent review by the Bank of Finland’s Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), this is an almost 50% rise in comparison to 2001

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